Repression in Iran continues with Azerbaijanis the latest victims

Staff Writer 10 July 2018

by Staff writer, SF
The overall situation in Iran is deteriorating significantly, with more protests springing up over diverse issues every day, and, as always, it is the marginalised groups that suffer the most.
Most recently, we have seen intense protests over water shortages in southern Iran and the Regime responding with yet more repression. But the Regime's suppression is not just centred on one group, instead it is spread across the country.

The Iranian Government’s Priorities Continue to Anger its People

Navid Felker 03 July 2018

by Navid  Felker
Thousands of Iranians are once again publicly expressing their anger at the government. Last week hundreds of merchants in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar closed their shops to protest failed economic policies.

The continuing protests that have followed the turn of the year uprising that raged across Iran are indicative of the widespread discontent of the country’s people. For decades, the government has disregarded the economic conditions of its citizenry.

Iran: Protester executed despite calls from Amnesty International

Saeed 27 June 2018

by Saeed
News of the execution of 51-year-old Mohammad Salas, a member of the Gonabadi Dervish (a Sufi minority), has caused shockwaves across the country. He is the latest victim of the cruel and callous Iranian regime.
Salas was arrested during the protests in Tehran in February 2018 and has been incarcerated and subjected to tremendous torture. His ribs, nose and teeth were broken by official agents and he was blinded following a beating. He was forced into signing a false confession and was sentenced to death. His execution took place on Monday 18th June.

Iran: Labour Protests Result in Scores of Arrests

Navid Felker 15 June 2018

by Navid  Felker
On Monday June 11th, fifty workers of Ahwaz Steel National Industrial Group were arrested by the authorities for participating in protests. Another group of workers who had gathered on Tuesday to protest the arrest of their colleagues were also reported to have been arrested.

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) had stationed reporters at the protest location on Monday. They claimed that protesters were immediately attacked by security and riot police, and the fifty workers were detained on the spot.

The US boosts the morale of Iran protesters

Saeed 07 June 2018

by Saeed
The Iranian Regime was shocked by Donald Trump’s announcement that he would withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear deal signed between Iran and six world powers, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran: Change needs to happen at home

Navid Felker 05 June 2018

by Navid  Felker
Last month, US President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. He had threatened to do so since before even taking office, but he finally did it. In his announcement speech, he justified his decision by listing a whole host of belligerent acts that the Iranian regime has carried out or is involved with.

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